2024-06-12: News Headlines

newarab (2024-06-12). Yemen's Houthis detain aid workers over 'US-Israeli spy network'. newarab.com

Rayhan Uddin (2024-06-12). Yemen's Houthis attacked nearly 30 ships in first five months of the year. middleeasteye.net Yemen's Houthis attacked nearly 30 ships in first five months of the year | List compiled by UN details information about 28 strikes on tankers and cargo ships in the Red Sea | | A Barbados-flagged bulk carrier following an attack by Yemen's Houthis in the Gulf of Aden of 6 March 2024 (AFP/…

Staff (2024-06-12). Headlines for June 12, 2024. democracynow.org Hamas and Islamic Jihad Respond to U.N. Ceasefire Plan, U.N. Inquiry on Gaza Finds Israel Committed War Crimes Including Starvation, Torture and Murder, Israeli Strike on Lebanon Kills Hezbollah Commander, "15,000 Kids Dead Is Not Self-Defense!": Protesters Confront Jake Sullivan over Gaza Assault, Hunter Biden Found Guilty of Three Felony Gun Charges, 49 Drown and 140 Others Feared Lost at Sea as Boat Ferrying Refugees Sinks Off Yemen's Coast, Malawian Vice President Saulos Chilima Confirmed Dead After Plane Crash, Biden Administration Will Allow Arms Shipments to Ukrainian Unit with Neo-Nazi P…

Edward Hunt (2024-06-12). Despite Possibility of Ceasefire, U.S. Imperial Ambitions May Doom Palestine. fpif.org While Israel continues its military siege of Gaza, the United States is trying to exploit the situation with the goal of strengthening U.S. power in the Middle East. | Rather than seeking a long-term solution to the Israel-Palestine conflict, the United States is prioritizing its longstanding goal of normalizing relations between Israel and Saudi Arabia. With such a deal, which would require calm in Gaza to bring Saudi Arabia on board, the United States would further marginalize the Palestinians while more tightly integrating Israel into its regional network of alliances and partnerships. | "I think we're at a po…

newarab (2024-06-12). MBS meets Ukraine's Zelensky in surprise visit to Saudi. newarab.com

newarab (2024-06-12). Outrage after Yemeni Houthi pilgrims chant for leader in Mecca. newarab.com A delegation from Yemen's Houthi rebels has visited Mecca to perform Hajj and was filmed pledging loyalty to their "master and leader" The footage, which appeared on Sunday, has caused controversy and outrage in Yemen, with a militia based in the Yemen's Iran-backed Houthi rebe…

newarab (2024-06-12). Over 1.5 million foreign Muslims arrive in Mecca for Hajj. newarab.com Saudi officials say more than 1.5 million foreign pilgrims have arrived in the country by Tuesday, the vast majority by air, from across the world. | More are expected, and hundreds of thousands of Saudis and…

newarab (2024-06-12). 49 migrants dead after boat sinks off Yemen coast: IOM. newarab.com "At least 49 migrants have died and 140 others remain missing after a boat" carrying 260 people capsized off the southern province of Shabwah on Monday, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said. | It said 31 women an…

Ana Luisa Brown (2024-06-12). Greek cargo ship attacked in the Red Sea off the Yemeni coast. plenglish.com Athens, Jun 12 (Prensa Latina) A Greek cargo ship was badly damaged today after two attacks by air and sea off the coast of Yemen, where Houthi rebels are active, according to a spokesman for the Greek Coast Guard.

Editor (2024-06-12). Biden Admin Endorses Trump's Saudi Foreign Policy. scheerpost.com

Staff (2024-06-12). Biden Admin Endorses Trump's Saudi Foreign Policy. scheerpost.com Biden and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz bumping fists in Jeddah on July 15, 2022. (Saudi Press Agency, Wikimedia Commons, CC BY 4.0) By As'ad AbuKhalil / Consortium News Like every president before him, Joe Biden has decided to elevate relations between the U.S. and the Saudis. He is now finalizing a potentially historic …

Charles R. Davis (2024-06-12). Ron Wyden Is Investigating Saudi Support for Jared Kushner's Private Equity Firm. truthout.org Based on his prior experience and demonstrated abilities, Jared Kushner never should have landed a job in the White House. Before joining the Trump administration, Kushner was best known as his father's son — a real estate mogul and disbarred attorney who gifted his child control over the family's portfolio after being convicted of multiple felonies — whose greatest accomplishment was purchasing a… |

geo.tv (2024-06-12). Thousands of Muslims arrive in Makkah for Hajj. geo.tv Muslim pilgrims arrive Saudi Arabia's holy city of Mecca on June 11, 2024 ahead of the annual hajj pilgrimage. — AFPHundreds of thousands of Muslims have flocked to the Saudi holy city of Makkah for the Hajj pilgrimage, as the religious festivities of Zil Hajj commenced last…

geo.tv (2024-06-12). Boat capsizes near Yemen: At least 49 dead, 140 others missing. geo.tv Representational image of a boat carrying African people. — AFP FileGENEVA: The UN migration agency said on Tuesday that over 49 migrants have lost their lives and 140 others went missing after their boat overturned off the coast of Yemen.A statement from the International…

tvbrics (2024-06-12). Saudi Arabia's mining reforms gain global recognition. tvbrics.com The Kingdom has created an investment-friendly environment…

UMMID (2024-06-12). Zakir Naik arrives for Hajj 2024 as Special Guest of Saudi Arabia. ummid.com Dr Zakir Naik, known for his impeccable grasp on comparative religion, Tuesday June 11, 2024 arrived in Jeddah to perform Hajj as a special guest of Saudi Arabia.

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2024-06-09: News Headlines

geo.tv (2024-06-09). Saudi authorities evict 300,000 unregistered pilgrims from Makkah before Hajj. geo.tv Muslim worshippers gather around the Kaaba, Islam's holiest shrine, at the Grand Mosque in Saudi Arabia's holy city of Makkah on June 4, 2024 as pilgrims arrive ahead of the annual Hajj pilgrimage. — AFP153,998 foreigners on tourist visas turned away.Authorities also round up 171,587…

noemail (2024-06-09). PGA Tour and Saudi Public Investment Fund Make Progress in New York Meeting. devdiscourse.com The PGA Tour has signaled progress following a face-to-face meeting in New York with the Public Investment Fund (PIF) of Saudi Arabia. This pivotal assembly included the PGA Tour's negotiating committee and representatives from the Saudi Arabian sovereign wealth fund.

UMMID (2024-06-09). Live: Eid al Adha 2024 in Saudi Arabia on June 16, Arafat Day 2024 on June 15. ummid.com The first day of Eid al Adha will be on Sunday June 16, 2024 whereas Youm e Arafat or Arafat Day, will be on Saturday June 15, 2024, the Saudi Royal Court officially confirmed.

UMMID (2024-06-09). Ghazipur LS Election Result 2024 Live: Afzal Ansari wins by 124,861 votes. ummid.com Ghazipur LS Election Result 2024 Live: Counting of votes to decide the fate of Afzal Ansari and other candidates contesting from the Ghazipur Lok Sabha seat in Uttar Pradesh is underway.

newarab (2024-06-09). Projectiles strike ships off Yemen: security firms. newarab.com Projectiles struck two cargo ships off the coast of An Antigua and Barbuda-flagged cargo ship caught fire after being hit by a missile off Yemen on Saturday night, maritime security firm Ambrey said. | "The ship was heading southwest along the Gulf of Aden at a speed of 8.2kts when the forward station was struck by a missile. A fire started but was neutralised," Ambrey said in a statement. | A second missile was sighted but misse…

newarab (2024-06-09). Saudi Aramco says foreigners grab 'majority' of share offering. newarab.com Oil giant The secondary offering was expected to offer a short-term boost to

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